2019 Annual Meetings
2019 PARIS21 Annual Meetings

The strategic direction of the Partnership as well as the general work programme of the Secretariat is guided by the PARIS21 Board, which includes 66 representatives from all the main stakeholders, from low- and middle-income countries from all regions of the world, as well as from bilateral donors and international organisations. 





Current terms of reference for the PARIS21 Board.


Current Board Members

Category Representing Department/Branch Last Name First Name Job Title
Partner Country Bhutan National Statistics Bureau Sangay Phub Executive Specialist, Acting Head of Agencyng Head of Agency
Partner Country Colombia DANE Piedad Urdinola Contreras Beatriz Director General
Partner Country Dominican Republic Oficina Nacional de Estadísticas (ONE)  Rivas Peña Miosotis Director General 
Partner Country Ghana Ghana Statistical Service Kobina Annim Samuel Director General 
Partner Country Honduras National Institute of Statistics (INE)NE)  Sosa Eugenio Director
Partner Country Jamaica Statistical Institute of Jamaica (STATIN)(STATIN) Coy Carol Director General
Partner Country Kenya Kenya National Bureau of Statisticsstics Obudho Macdonald Director General 
Partner Country Kyrgyz Republic National Statistical Committee of the Kyrgyz Republicof the Kyrgyz Republic Kudaibergenov Baktybek  Chairman
Partner Country Lao PDR Lao Statistics Bureau Boupha Samaychhan Director General
Partner Country Malawi National Statistics Office Chikoti LIzzie Acting Commissioner for StatisticsStatistics
Partner Country Mongolia Office of the Prime Minister Ayush
Aryiunzaya Senior Advisor to Prime Minister and Chief of Prime Minister's Office of Mongolia
Partner Country Mongolia National Statistics Office of Mongoliangolia Batdavaa Batmunkh Chairman
Partner Country Niger Institut National de la Statistiquee Takoubakoye Aminata Boureima Director General 
Partner Country Palestine Palestinian Central Bureau of Statisticstatistics Awad Ola President
Partner Country Paraguay General Directorate of Statistics (DGEEC)s, Surveys and Censuses (DGEEC) Ojeda Iván Director
Partner Country Philippines Philippines Statistics Authority Mapa Claire Dennis National Statistician
Partner Country Rwanda National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda (NISR)f Rwanda (NISR) Murangwa Yusuf Director General 
Partner Country Tunisia National Institute of Statistics Lassoued Adnen Director General
Partner Country Vanuatu Vanuatu National Statistics Office Ministry of Finance and Economic Management (MFEM)ce
Ministry of Finance and Economic Management (MFEM) 
Lenge Benuel Government Statistician
Regional Commissionsion UNECA African Centre for Statistics Chinganya Oliver Director
Regional Commissionsion UN ECLAC Statistics Division Ocampo Rolando Director 
Regional Commissionsion UN ESCWA Statistics Division      
Regional Commissionsion UNECE Statistical Division Bratanova Lidia Director
Regional Commissionsion UNESCAP Statistics Division Beaven Rachael Director
Regional Development Bankment Bank Asian Development Bank Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Departmentnal Cooperation Department Tan Elaine Principal Statistician
Regional Development Bankment Bank African Development Bankk Statistics Department, Office of the Chief Economistf the Chief Economist      
Regional Development Bankment Bank Caribbean Development BankBank Economics Department  Ramrattan Dindial Statistician & Economist
Regional Development Bankment Bank Inter-American Development Bankent Bank Innovation in Citizen Services Divisionivision Gimenez Lea Chief
Regional Development Bankment Bank Islamic Development Bankk Economic Research and Institutional Learning Developmenttional Learning Department Suleman Areef Director
Regional Institutionn AFRISTAT   Nguema Meye Paul-Henri Directeur General
Regional Institutionn AUC Department of Economic Affairs of the African Unions of the African Union Ben Ali Leila Head of the Statistics Divisionision
Regional Institutionn CAN Andean Community Arróspide José Antonio  Director General / Ambassadorsador
Regional Institutionn CARICOM Regional Statistical Programmee Adams Barbara tbc
Regional Institutionn COMESA   Mpundu Kapwepwe Chileshe  Secretary General
Regional Institutionn Pacific Community  Statistics for Development Divisionsion Ellis Peter Director
Donor Country Canada International Cooperation and Methodology Innovation Centre, Analytical Studies, Methodology and Statistical Infrastructure Field Methodology Innovation Centre, Analytical Studies, Methodology and Statistical Infrastructure Field Williams Cara Assistant Director
Donor Country Canada Governance and Natural resources division, Global Affairs, Canadaces division, Global Affairs, Canada Atkinson Patricia Director
Donor Country France French Development Agency (AFD)AFD) Kreitmann Magali Responsable de la Divisision Gouvernanceon Gouvernance
Donor Country France Ministry of European and Foreign Affairsgn Affairs Stilo Johanna Economist/ Statistician in charge of Official Development Assistance (ODA) charge of Official Development Assistance (ODA)
Donor Country Italy  Italian Agency for Development Cooperation Cooperation Maestripieri  Luca Director
Donor Country Italy 
Italian National Institute of Statistics (INSTAT)atistics (INSTAT)
Gandolfo Marina Head Division of International Affairsonal Affairs
Donor Country Korea Statistics Korea Han Hoo Commissioner
Donor Country Norway Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD)ment Cooperation (NORAD) Brandtzaeg Marit Deputy Director
Donor Country Norway Statistics Norway Kiosterud Ellen Senior Advisor
Donor Country Sweden Sida Westman Katarina Senior Program Specialistst
Donor Country Sweden Statistics Sweden Stymne Joakim Director General
Donor Country Switzerland Swiss Federal Statistical Office (FSO)e (FSO) Ulrich Georges-Simon Director General
Donor Country Switzerland Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and Cooperation (SDC) Gass Thomas Head of Global Cooperationion
Donor Country United Kingdom Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Officeevelopment Office McLeod Paula Head of Profession for Statistics, Global Statisticstatistics, Global Statistics
Multilateral World Bank Development Data Group Fu Haishan Director, Development Data Groupata Group
Multilateral European Commission/ Eurostaturostat EUROSTAT Kotzeva Mariana Director General
Multilateral FAO Statistics Division Gennari Pietro Director
Multilateral IMF Statistics Division Kroese Bert Director
Multilateral OECD Statistics and Data Directorate  Schreyer Paul Chief Statistician and Directorector
Multilateral UN Women   Seck  Papa Chief Statistician
Multilateral UNDP Bureau for Policy and Programme Supportme Support Conceicao Pedro  Director, Strategic Policy
Multilateral UNICEF Data Analysis and Innovation Unitnit Hereward Mark Chief
Multilateral UNSD Statistics Division Schweinfest Stefan Director
Observers, Foundation, NGO & Private Sectordation/NGO/Private Open Data Watch   Badiee Shaida Co-Founder and Managing Directorng Director
Observers, Foundation, NGO & Private Sectordation/NGO/Private CEPEI   Schönrock  Philipp Director
Observers, Foundation, NGO & Private Sectordation/NGO/Private Flowminder   Bengtsson, MD, PhD Linus Chairman
Observers, Foundation, NGO & Private Sectordation/NGO/Private Royal Statistical Society   Crook Phil  RSS Member
Observers, Foundation, NGO & Private Sectordation/NGO/Private United Arab Emirates Federal Competitiveness and Statistics Centretatistics Centre  Ahli Hannan Acting Director 
Observers, Foundation, NGO & Private Sectordation/NGO/Private World Data Lab   Sheoraj Reshma Head of Operations

For more on PARIS21's annual cycle of Board engagement, please visit Annual Meetings.